These samples are provided to give users the idea of music. Wild and Free Remastered 03:16 8. Don't Worry If There's A Hell Below We're All Going To Go 16. As the leader of the Impressions, he recorded some of the finest soul vocal group music of the 1960s. Curtis Mayfield was a driving force in black music from the early '60s through the mid-'70s, as a singer, writer, producer, and label owner. Another tribute, A Tribute to Curtis Mayfield, included Eric Clapton, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Gladys Knight, and Jerry Butler, among others. Eddie You Should Know Better 02:20 07.
Excellent animation and great editing for five stars. Unfortunately, complications from diabetes, which had resulted in the amputation of a leg in 1998, led to his death at age 57 in 1999. His songs melded funk, gospel and soul together. Superfly live bonus track 18. His failure to maintain the standards of Superfly qualifies as one of the great disappointments in the history of black popular music. The Makings of You Remastered 03:43 4.
Jerry Butler, Don Covay and Steve Cropper. We Got to Have Peace Remastered 04:47 13. Neo Soul in 10 Albums In the midst of the 90s when hip-hop was going through its golden age, a revolution within soul music was also underway. Don't Worry If There Is A Hell Below We're All Gonna Go 2. It foreshadowed Mayfield's continued involvement with film in the '70s. Sweet Exorcist Remastered 03:51 25.
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Curtis Mayfield died December 26, 1999 at the North Fulton Regional Hospital in Roswell, Georgia. But it was his soundtrack to the blaxploitation film Superfly that is generally considered his masterpiece — an eerie yet danceable blend of Mayfield's knowing falsetto with Latin percussion and predisco rhythm guitars. During the '70s Curtom moved from Buddah to Warner Bros. All the soundtracks provided in this blog are only samples. The Makings Of You 13. Back to the World Remastered 06:49 17. During the next decade, he would toughen up his guitar work and production, incorporating some of the best features of psychedelic rock and funk.
Perhaps because he didn't cross over to the pop audience as heavily as Motown's stars, it may be that the scope of Curtis Mayfield's talents and contributions have yet to be fully recognized. Mayfield left the Impressions in 1970 and launched his solo career with his debut album, Curtis. For all the glory of his past work, Superfly stands as his crowning achievement, not to mention a much-needed counterpoint to the sensationalistic portrayals of the film itself. In 1994 Shanachie Records released an all-star Mayfield-tribute album entitled People Get Ready, which featured Delbert McClinton, Jerry Butler, Bunny Wailer, and Huey Lewis and the News. He was writing, producing, arranging, and performing on great album after great album, then distributing them on his own label as well. As a songwriter and a producer, he was a key architect of Chicago Soul, penning material and working on sessions by notable Windy City soulsters like Gene Chandler, Jerry Butler, Major Lance, and Billy Butler.
Review: Consider Strictly Breaks and Notorious B. The Makings Of You 5. You can download them as many times as you like. On August 14, 1990, while Mayfield was performing an outdoor concert in Brooklyn, New York, a lighting rig fell atop him, leaving him permanently paralyzed from the neck down. Love to Keep You in Mind Remastered 03:50 16. At this point Mayfield, along with Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye, was the foremost exponent of a new level of compelling auteurism in soul.
Kung Fu Remastered 06:10 28. I Plan To Stay A Believer 4. The Other Side of Town Remastered 04:02 3. This Is My Country 3. In 1977 Mayfield would both score and act in the low-budget prison drama Short Eyes, a critical success. Keep On Keeping On Remastered 05:46 11. Radio Spot 2 00:24 Copyright © 2019 · All Rights Reserved · Download Soundtracks Disclaimer! Considerably weakened by his quadriplegia, Mayfield was forced to record some of his vocals one line at a time.